Koleda the infant-sun, the winter sun, god of winter solstice. Slavs prayed to him to grow faster and turn again into the splendid spring sun Yarilo, so it can bring new life after the devastating winter. God Koleda is praised in the period 25 studen (december) - 06 prosinets (january). People worship him as bringer of hope, joy and feasts. http://slavpagan.hit.bg/deities.html Winter Sun Spring Sun Summer Sun (Ardent Sun) Koleda Yarilo Iarila Yarilo - Iarila